Astounding Science Fiction, Volume 41 Number 5, July of 1948. Published by Street & Smith Publications, Inc., New York, NY. 164 pages. Cover art by Chesley Bonestell. Edited by John W. Campbell, Jr. Featuring essays by John W. Campbell, Jr. as The Editor, Willy Ley and a book review by P. Schuyler Miller of THE FORBIDDEN GARDEN by Eric Temple Bell as John Taine. Includes the following works of fiction:
Police Operation, a Paratime Police novelette by H. Beam Piper. Decision Illogical, a shortstory by Neal B. Wilkinson. Burning Bright, a novelette by Robert Moore Williams as John S. Browning. Dreadful Sanctuary (Part 2 of 3), a serial by Eric Frank Russell.